China's environmental situation has been described as "grim" in an annual update on the country's environment released this week. The update by China's Ministry of Environmental Protection said that overall pollution problems were serious last year and reporting on the update, the state-controlled newspaper China Daily said there has been a "marked deterioration in China's air, water and land. Anyone been to China? A friend of mine used to be a missionary and went to China and came back with a Wife. I asked her if she would ever go back she told me "No way, are you crazy?" At that point i felt there must be something i don't know. Anyone been to China?